interviewing as a Creative Strategist in a tech company — been wanting career transition. Got any tips and things I should lookout? Wish me luck; just lost my job earlier this month.
Opinions on pre-hire assignments? I’m in the final stages of interviewing for a senior strategist job and they’re asking that I put together a robust presentation to refresh a program. They want me to think through messaging, channels, competitive, measurement, etc. I then have to present my strategy in an hour long meeting with the hiring manager and higher ups. Is this normal? I’ve never been asked to complete something so comprehensive for an interview process.
I have an interview for social media strategist with a rising DTC startup in NYC. I’m feeling imposter syndrome, since I’ve never marketed such a big, hip company. What books can I read or courses can I take to come into the interview solid and prepared? Most of my marketing theory is based on Seth Godin books and reading psychology.
What is the practical, day-to-day difference between a Senior Strategist and a Strategy Director? Have an interview for the latter and I've only been the former so far
Senior strategists and planners, how long were you a strategist before being promoted/applying to senior level jobs? How did you know you were ready?
I am applying for some in-house roles and wanted to hear from other brand strategists who have made the transition. Thinking about job requirements like “experience developing a marketing plan” which a strategist would understand but not have experience developing...I’m wondering how you spoke about your background and skill set in an interview process to overcome a lack of in-house experience? Thanks for any thoughts
Mid level strategist struggling to find open positions. Have been looking for the past two months and have gotten several informational interviews but nothing has come back around. Tips?
Interesting interview with an R strategist on the evolution of politics and positioning. It’s an article, but the 37min interview is included. https://www.npr.org/2020/08/11/901274491/veteran-gop-strategist-takes-on-trump-and-his-party-in-it-was-all-a-lie
Friend is interviewing for Deal Strategist, Cloud Practice in Europe. Any tips for the final round of interviews? “Leadership and googlynes”? Thank you 🙏
I am digital strategist with 7+ years of experience and co-own a bar/restaurant. I left agency life 2 years ago to launch another location that didn’t open. When interviewing people focus on the bar?
what are the top questions a strategist would ask an art director when interviewing him/her? Any sample answers will be much appreciated it
Has anyone ever interviewed for Deployment Strategist role at Palantir? If yes, can you please describe your experience?
4-year old strategist, new to Toronto, trying to catch a break for the last 6 months. Any advice for cracking interviews is appreciated. Thanks!
Just interviewed with Palantir. It’s not a DS position. It’s a deployment strategist. Sounds like a good job. Any thoughts? Experiences? Recommend or don’t? Yea I know the CEO is crazy.
Anyone interviewed with Lyft? Got a phone interview coming up for Growth Operations Strategist role, would appreciate any insights or tips. Thanks everyone!
I’m getting exhausted chasing my career as a strategist. Went to portfolio school recently and kept searching for a role, can’t get the first round interview ( continued)
Anyone interviewed with Palantir as a Deployment Strategist? Invited to fly in for on-site interview and trying to do my HW.
How did everyone get their first strategic job? Seems no one wants to interview someone that hasn't had the previous title of strategist despite me outlining my relevant experience in my cover letter.
I'm a brand strategist at a media agency, but want to shift to a creative agency. What preconceived notions about media people would affect you when interviewing me? Flip side: any assumed strengths?
Has anyone interviewed with Palantir, and if so how was it? Have an opportunity for Deployment Strategist role.
Anyone able to share any experiences interviewing for the Deployment Strategist role at Palantir? Or Palantir in general?
Interviewing at a smaller agency. My title is strategist (been here 2 years, promoted once), but at small agency my experience puts me in the associate strategist level. Does this look bad on paper?
SO had a final round onsite interview with a biotech company. It went okay. HR scheduled a call tomorrow? Good sign or it does not mean anything?
Should I wear a tie to my interview? Company is a PE owned SaaS company in the bay area. Will be interviewing with both PE folks and company folks. External recruiter thinks I should wear a tie.But...
This week, I have a final round interview (brand side) where I am presenting the written exercise / project that I did. What are some ways that I can go above and beyond to nail this? (Cont...)
Have an Agile Manager interview day after. Help with potential questions that you can think of please.
How do you stay calm during the interview process? I finally landed an interview at my dream firm but it’s so competitive, so many people going for one spot, etc. How do you stay motivated to prep hard for the interview when you feel you have such a low shot?
I have an interview on Monday for a subject I just received authorization to teach (biology) but have never taught, only subbed a few times. How should I approach it? I am a social science teacher.
Hello! Interviewing tomorrow for a new job and need fashion advice (male & female input appreciated). Which is more professional: white dress + black blazer or black dress with sleeves and no jacket
Have an interview with a partner at a coffee shop. Is it appropriate to ask the recruiter what to expect? I want to assume it’s just behavioral... any advice would be super helpful!
Advice for final round interviews with team members? How to stand out? Questions to expect? This is an entry level role.
Any 🐠 looking to hire a consultant with S&O + M&A experience? I have a diverse range of experiences across industries and verticals and would be an invaluable resource to any team (my manager’s words, not mine). Interested primarily in tech or retail. Currently interviewing for two FANG positions in ops, but would love to expand my search! Thanks!
Got reached out to for an interview for an awesome job in another city, but have only been at my current job for 6 months. Too soon to make the move?
Experienced candidates (manager or senior manager), how long did it take you to hear back after an interview? It's been four business days and haven't heard anything - not sure if I'm being (cont)
I am a top rated analyst but my undergrad GPA was low (3.5) and other stats / deals not super impressive. Have not been getting any HF/credit/mezz interviews which is what I'm interested in. Ideas?
Anyone have any luck asking for a full-time role to be switched to freelance-to-FT, while interviewing? When is the best time to propose it, after the offer?
Freelancing a few years back: an agency would peek at your book, scan your resume for comparable brands and agencies, and you’d start the next day. Today: tedious 3-stage interviews for a month’s gig.
Interviewed last Tuesday 10/9, interviewer said I made it to final rounds and she will have me scheduled. Sent thank you note day of and then a follow up this past Monday. No response. What to do?
What are thoughts on YouTube video uploads for graduate scheme interviews ? Effective? What do the best candidates do?
Interviewing with the CEO for a new regional role - never had this kind of interview before - what should I expect? HELP
A bit random, what’s your take on human supernatural abilities such as remote viewing. Watched a video recently explaining some people can read using ears.. please feel free to redirect me to a nerdy bowl as well
What is consensus on buying house. Looking for investment as well something for first house with 7-10 yrs. Should i wait to understand impact of recession for 4-6 months or prices won't fall much
Was paying 4700 in loans and rent. Moving from Manhattan to Queens and refinanced my private loans to 12-month no interest credit cards. Saving $1450 a month and starting a travel fund and 401k!
Has anyone got PERM certification done successfully with just undergrad and 2-3 years of experience?
~$200 to go from platinum to titanium. Worth it? Already exhausted ALL other options (CC, conference, remote check-in, and 5 elite night credits)
Hey fishes, how would you spend your time on a rainy day with your girlfriend? A little paranoid about spending time in restaurants. Due to COVID, both of us live with our parents so we don’t have a place to be alone in. All we have is a car. Watch a movie? Be naughty? Board games? Just talk? Eat takeout? Please help!
How bad is it to email the recruiter about an interview you haven’t heard back from when it has already been a week?
EY employee here on H1B. Anyone have experience applying for a Brazilian work/business visa? How long does the process take?
Just got laid off. I've been miserable here. To be honest, I'm fucking relieved. On to the next one!
Please what is the difference between 'Send backward' and 'Send to back'? Same question with 'bring forward' and 'bring to front'.
Guidehojse folks- recruiter reached out to me about an experienced associate position. Little bit confused how this fits in with the associate -> senior associate -> manager model.
What type of passions/hobbies/interests do you all have outside of your job? Do they ever conflict with each other and how do you balance both commitments?
Happy halloween you ghouls any awesome halloween/covid plans or favorite spooky movies you recco? 🕷🕸🎃💀👻
If you’re not promoted within the general timeline (ie 2-3 years to senior, etc...) is it safe to assume that you will either be coached out or fired?
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